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Charminar

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All reviews old city four minarets beautiful monument global icon of hyderabad bangle shops irani chai crowded place lad bazaar street shopping biryani under renovation first floor historical place hyderabad city visit this place visit hyderabad nice place
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Crowdy especially at evenings, roads are filled with garbage people over there throw everything on roads, if you want to buy anything around Charminar make sure you bargain because seller will start with too much of price for example if he starts with 100 after...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place is overcrowded and dirty . The architecture is disappointing. Lots of shops selling bangles saris etc in the area . The auto rickshaw is also very expensive as well there-need to haggle with price .

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very unique experience. It’s incredible to see the building standing. The walk up and down the stairs is steep but well worth it A must visit in Hyderabad

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chrisandbrayden
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth visiting if in the area. The guide we had was excellent and the price paid to get In was reasonable. I would take a first time visitor to Hyderabad there, lots of history and the nearby markets are fun!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a busy and bustling area, full of food and shops. Everyone is on a hustle here so just be a bit vigilant otherwise it’s a must visit when in Hyderabad.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very crowded and dirty place. Not worth visiting this place in my opinion. No decent food outlet nearby.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bjshah
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a well known place for many one it is built so many years ago so many members visits this place

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is Landmark of Hyderabad is a great monument to visit if you are in Hyderabad. The place looks very beautiful at night. The place also has many small vendors of handicrafts, food, etc. Do try the Irani Chai and Biscuit around the place....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is more good to see now after the traffic thoroughfare is removed and is made only for public to walk around. The promenade in front that leads to Charminar is amazing with pearl shops and age old architecture.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TravellingReddy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic site, right in the middle of Hyderabd. Bangle market is adjacent, people are out enjoying life - go right before dusk - locals are out and it is a festive/busy environment. Pay the few bucks for the entrance into the building!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Charminar
Hyderabad’s most iconic architectural delight,
Charminar is beyond just a popular
monument. It’s the
nucleus of the busiest and most vibrant lanes of the
Old City
studded with shops selling bangles and
pearls. It can be too crowded and overwhelming, but to
every tourist’s delight, the gems and hidden treasures
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Coastal58458821214
19 January 2019|
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Response from Chye C | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know the rates, but I do know that parking at Charminar is next to impossible to find, and there are restrictions everywhere. We took the hotel taxi, and the driver dropped us at Charminar but parked at the nearby... More
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ganeshbhalerao
13 January 2019|
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Response from H C | Reviewed this property |
no ideal time - but evening is cooler. it seemed like it always was congested - but three- wheeler or uber gets you there and back. There was a long queue to ascend the tower - so we didn't bother. Yes shops abound - but... More
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30 November 2018|
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Response from Vidyadheesh U | Reviewed this property |
There is an entry fee of Rs.5 per head for Indians and Rs.100 per head for non-Indians.
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